Graduate Students

Yvonne Afriyie

Ph.D. Student

B.S., Chemistry, Newman University, Wichita, KS (2014)

Dr. Daphna Shimon

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D., Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel (2014)
M.Sc., Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel (2010)

Suchismita Roy

Visiting Graduate Student (Pareek Lab, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India), 2015
• Graduate Student, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Ximena Lemoine

Graduate Student
I am a zooarchaeologist interested in human interaction with and manipulation of animal populations.

David Byun

Visiting Graduate Student (U Mass), 2015

Hyesung Grace Hwang

Graduate Student
Grace is interested in how children start to learn and reason about social exclusion and social categorization based on race, language, and other group markers. Her research interests also include socio-cognitive development of empathy and sympathy. As a part of the Computation Cognitive Systems Neuroscience (CCSN) pathway, she is also interested in understanding the neurobiological mechanisms behind social cognitive functions and the neurophysiological responses to social exclusion and discrimination.

Sofia Smith

Graduate Student

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B.S., Chemistry, Rotterdam Universtiy of Applied Sciences (2014)